What is the Difference between Hardscaping and Softscaping?

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Interested in knowing how to incorporate two landscaping elements, hardscaping and softscaping, into your landscape design? Here’s the difference between hardscaping and softscaping as well as how to use them to highlight your property. What is Hardscaping?   The type of labour and materials are the two differentiating factors between hardscaping and softscaping.   Used… Read more »

Specialty Landscaping Projects

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Perhaps you saw it in a magazine. Or perhaps it came to you in some kind of heavenly vision. However you got the idea, you’ve got a specialty landscaping project in mind to turn your property not just into your very own oasis, but also into the envy of the neighbourhood. Now all you need… Read more »

What is the Return on Landscape Investment?

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The most important question every homeowner should consider is whether a landscape renovation will pay off and boost the value of their home. Although, you may not be planning to sell your home anytime soon, redesigning your landscape can add value to your home, improve your family’s quality of life and attract future buyers. The payoff… Read more »

How Should I Budget for My Landscape Redesign?

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If you’re in the market for a landscape redesign and you’re a consumer, you are likely to underestimate the cost of things. Get the facts on pricing, organize your wants and desires, find the right professional and prepare for financial hiccups throughout the project. All these steps are essential to a beautifully landscaped property, your… Read more »

2016 Landscape Design Trends

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2016 is shaping up to be an interesting year for residential landscape design trends according to a survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Additionally, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), the organization that is the voice of the landscape industry, announced its official list of the top landscape design trends for… Read more »